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02Patty's Patties2007112220200222 (R4)

Take Away: Patty's Patties
By Leah Chillery

A series of five linked comedy dramas. 'The Battered Devil', has always been an immigrant take-away. Spool back through decades and taste the lives of the families that serve their community's soul food. It is 1988 and Patty comes back from Jamaica to find her son Everall has changed his hairstyle and shock-horror, his religion.

CAST

Patty....Yvonne Brewster
Jeff....Bernard Wrigley
Everall....Daniel Poyser
Pastor Andrews....Vincent Davies
Dahveed....Trevor Dwyer-Lynch
Aiyesha....Danielle Henry
Koffi....Marcus Hercules

Directed and Produced by Peter Leslie Wild

By Leah Chillery. Patty returns from Jamaica in 1988 to find her son Everall has changed.

Radio dramas which delight and surprise.

03If You Can't Stand The Heat...2007112920200229 (R4)

Takeaway: If You Can't Stand the Heat...
By Tajinder Singh Hayer

A series of five linked comedy dramas. 'The Battered Devil' has always been an immigrant take-away. Spool back through decades and taste the lives of the families that serve their community's soul food. It is 1979 and Harpal can't wait to pack his parents off on holiday. Why? Because he wants to party, of course; and earn some dosh.

CAST
Surjit....Kulvinder Ghir
Maninder....Shobna Gulati
Harpal....Sacha Dhawan
Des....Reece Noi
Monique....Rhea Bailey
Paul....Parvez Qadir

Directed and Produced by Gary Brown

By Tajinder Singh Hayer. 1979, and Harpal can't wait to pack his parents off on holiday.

Radio dramas which delight and surprise.

04Ciao Chapeltown2007120620200307 (R4)

Take Away: Ciao Chapeltown
By Sharon Oakes. A series of five linked comedy dramas about an immigrant fish and chip shop run by different families through the decades. It is 1953 and the build up to the coronation. Vito is expecting his mother from Italy for the celebrations. So why is he dreading her visit?

By Sharon Oakes. Vito is expecting his mother from Italy for the 1953 coronation.

Radio dramas which delight and surprise.

05Bitter Batter2007121320200314 (R4)

Take Away: Bitter Batter
By Gary Brown
The final play of five comedy dramas about an immigrant fish and chip shop in Chapeltown, Leeds. We have now rewound to 1936, and a Jewish family run the business. Melvyn's batter is limp and lifeless, that is until a stranger arrives with a new recipe. The riddle of the 'Battered Devil' is about to be revealed.

By Gary Brown. Melvyn's batter is limp and lifeless until a stranger arrives.

Radio dramas which delight and surprise.

01Goodbye Mr Gherkin2007111520200215 (R4)

Take Away: Goodbye Mr Gherkin
By Lloyd Peters
A series of five linked comedy dramas. 'The Battered Devil', has always been an immigrant take-away. Spool back through decades and taste the lives of the families that serve their community's soul food. The time is now, and the chip shop is run by Poles. Uncle Victor is ailing. His nephew's wife can't stand him, but she won't say why.

CAST

Victor....Stuart Richman
Antosz....Jonathan Tafler
Zita....Szilvi Naray Davey
Jan....Rad Kaim
Martha....Kay Purcell
Alex....Dermot Daly
Stefan....Matt McGuirk
Nurse....Lisa Moore

Directed and Produced by Gary Brown

By Lloyd Peters. The chip shop is currently run by Poles. Victor's nephew's wife hates him

Radio dramas which delight and surprise.